About Mardemootoo Solicitors

“A raft of ancillary service providers like Mardemootoo Solicitors, one of the country’s premier law firms also ensures that those who set up a company in Mauritius to do business with Africa or Asia have excellent legal advice. A family firm established in 1971, Mardemootoo is a multidisciplinary practice, with experience in the banking, commercial, corporate, maritime, property and infrastructure sectors”

(FORBES Country Report of Mauritius, September 2, 2013).

Mardemootoo Solicitors (‘MS’) is one of the leading solicitors’ firms on the island.

Our firm is recognized for its excellent Mauritius ‘know-how’ and expertise, whilst always maintaining an international standard and outlook. We collaborate closely with leading law firms in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas and regularly intervene in complex cross-border litigation and transactions.
With Mauritius being a “gateway” into Africa and Asia in particular, we have a footprint in many of these countries and work, on a daily basis, with clients from across the globe.

Some of the firm’s notable international experience includes:

Legal adviser of several major international banks operating in Mauritius and/or through Mauritius into Africa and Asia.

Set up dozens of investment funds, including several funds of funds, with a capital ranging from EUR 30 Million to EUR 2 Billion.

Legal adviser of several Fortune 500 companies and several companies listed on the Primary and Secondary markets of the Mauritius Stock Exchange. The firm has also advised companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange, London Stock Exchange, Dubai Stock Exchange, Bourse de Paris and Hong Kong Stock Exchange in the course of transactions routed through Mauritius.

Legal adviser of major international audit firms as well as several global oil and gas companies.

The firm has an important practice in cross-border insolvency and, as such, has advised liquidators of wholly-owned Mauritian subsidiaries of several major US corporations that collapsed in the last decade.

MS is well-known for its bespoke tax-planning services to its clients, particularly with regard to structuring and routing investments through Mauritius into Africa and Asia, to optimise their investment protection and tax and fiscal obligations.

Member of the International Lawyers Network

The firm is a member of the International Lawyers Network, a leading association of 91 high-quality, full-service law firms with over 5,000 lawyers worldwide. The Network provides clients with easily accessible legal services in 67 countries on six continents: http://www.ilntoday.com


Our Practice Areas



Capital Markets & Securities

Company & Commercial Law


Corporate Finance

Cross-border Transactions & Litigation

Employment & Labour Law

Environmental law

Family Law

Funds & Other Collective Investment Schemes


Information & Communication Technologies

Insolvency & Restructuring


Intellectual Property

International Law & International Trade Law

Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mining, Resources & Energy

Private Equity

Project Finance, Infrastructure Development & PPP

Real Estate

Shipping & Maritime Law


Port Louis


New York
United States

South Africa